If your child complains of teeth pain or discomfort when eating or speaking, they may have temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. This condition involves a joint of the jaw and can develop as children get older.
– Causes include teeth grinding, stress, an improper bite, and injury to the jaw.
– Symptoms of TMJ can increase as children get older, so early treatment is important.
– An examination by a dentist can assess the symptoms and work out an appropriate treatment plan.
“Your child may even complain that the sides of their face hurt or that their teeth hurt. A thorough evaluation by your child-friendly dentist can determine the problem and help implement a solution!”
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